Bone Mineral Density
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- Bone mineral density (BMD) is a measure of mineral content for a given bone area or volume.
- Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disorder characterized by low bone mineral density and microarchitectural deterioration of bone tissue with consequent increase in bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture.
- Bone architecture consists of minerals (calcium, phosphorus) which form hydroxyapatite crystals, as well as type I collagen and other proteins.
- Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM): BMD lower than age-matched healthy population; at higher risk for fracture compared to age-matched population.
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM): BMD normal to higher than age-matched healthy population; may be at higher risk for fracture despite normal to high BMD.
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Last updated: January 3, 2015
Moseley, Kendall, and Todd T Brown. "Bone Mineral Density." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2015. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547021/all/Bone_Mineral_Density.
Moseley K, Brown TT. Bone Mineral Density. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2015. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547021/all/Bone_Mineral_Density. Accessed May 21, 2019.
Moseley, K., & Brown, T. T. (2015). Bone Mineral Density. In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547021/all/Bone_Mineral_Density
Moseley K, Brown TT. Bone Mineral Density [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2015. [cited 2019 May 21]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547021/all/Bone_Mineral_Density.
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